A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: ak19974502. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19974502. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -152.2474° West, 61.3932° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:34:37 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 18:34:37 / July 27, 2018 @ 6:34 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska.
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